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Parish of St. Peter & St. Paul
Items of Interest to St. Peter and St. Paul's Tridentine Parish
Two High Masses Per Month!
Attention Latin Mass Parishioners:  We now offer High Mass on two Sundays. Therefore, High Mass will be on the First & Third Sundays of the month (October thru June).  The First Sunday Mass continues as 12:30. All other Masses, including the Third Sunday High Mass, remain at 12:00 noon.
 Children of Mary  
Sister Mary Madeleine, DC, has started a Children of Mary Group at St. Paul's for children 4 to 11 years (accompanied by a parent). The meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month in St. Paul's Church Hall, beginning at 1:30 pm. There is recitation of the Rosary in Church, followed by a video about Our Blessed Mother. The children color a picture of Mary while parents meet to receive materials to take home. Refreshments are served, and the day ends at 3:30 pm--in time for the 4 o'clock Mass for those wishing to attend. Call Sr. Mary Madeleine at 518-274-3630.
 First Friday, Friday, May 7, 2004  
A Traditional Latin Mass will be offered at 8 AM at St. Peter's.

 Old Sixth Avenue Fire Victims  

There were 3 families that lived in the house. With your generous donations of $600.00 from St. Peter's and $827 from St. Paul's, we were able to help out all the families. Thank you to Sr. Florence Joseph for being our contact person with the families in need.


 St. Paul's  NYC Trip, June 16, 2004  
The New York City trip is fully booked; but a waiting list is being established. The cost for the June l6, 2004 trip is $98.00 per person, and includes transportation and orchestra seats for the Broadway show Mama Mia. Call Rosanne at St. Pauls Rectory office, Monday through Thursday, 518-274-4083, for information and reservations.
 Father Flanagan Humanitarian Award Dinner, Sunday April 25, 2004  
At Franklin Plaza, Grand & Fourth Streets, Troy, NY. Cash bar: 5:00-6:00 PM. Dinner at 6:00 PM. The Father Flanigan Humanitarian Award will be presented to Michael Cocca and to Frank & Pauline Sirtori and posthumously to Katherine Doody and Margaret Purtel. Tickets are $35.00.
RSVP by April 16, 2004 to: James Thayer (518-458-1257), 8 Carlton Terrace, Loudonville, New York 12211.
A Mass of Thansgiving will be held at St. Peter's Church, Troy, NY at 4 PM, April 25, 2004.
The award is named for the late Father Thomas Flanigan, former pastor of St. Peter's Church Troy. Proceeds benefit Father Flanigan's Marching Band.
 St. Peter's Parish, Bake Sale, June 18, 2004  
At the Troy Atrium.
 St. Peter's Parish, Brooks Chicken BBQ, Sunday, June 27, 2004  
$8.50 in advance; $9.50 at the door.
 St. Peter's Parish, Bake Sale, October 3, 2004  
At the Lyceum after Mass.
 Wanted Special People  
To volunteer for the Community Hospice of Rensselaer County which provides care for terminally ill patients and their families. Training for new volunteers will be held at the Hospice Office, 295 Valley View Boulevard in Rensselaer. For information on dates, time or to register call Susan Cunningham at 518-285-8114.

 Altar Flowers
You can make a $25.00 donation to the altar flowers in memory or in honor of someone. Call the rectory office at 272-2750 or see Al Mertz (857-2076, 767-2219 or shrubrite1@aol.com) to make your request.
 Marriage Encounter
A Marriage Encounter weekend can help keep your marriage and communication in shape. Contact Ed and Rhonda Staats at 518-279-3243 or 888-824-6420 for information on the April 23-25 or June 11-13 Marriage Encounter weekends.

 New York Catholic Chorale Appearances 2004

Sunday, January 4, 2004-The New York Catholic Chorale performed the Missa Octavitoni by Orlando Lassus.

February 1st, 12:30pm
Latin Mass

Ordinary of the Mass: Missa Brevis - Antonio Lotti (c. 1667-1740)
Offertory Motet: Jubilate Deo - Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594)
Communion Motet: Ave Verum Corpus - William Byrd (1543-1623)

March 7th, 12:30pm
Latin Mass
Ordinary: Missa Pange Lingua Josquin de Pres

April 4th, 12:30pm
Latin Mass
Palm Sunday


May 2nd, 12:30pm
Latin Mass
Ordinary: Missa Congratulamini Mihi Francesco Guerrero

June 6th, 12:30pm
Latin Mass
New York Catholic Chorale
Elsewhere in the Capital District:

May 16, 2004, 3:00 pm

Concert of Choral Music

Music of the 19th Century. Shakers and their American contemporaries

Shaker Museum Meeting House, Colonie, NY

May 22, 2004, 4:00 pm - Baccalaureate Liturgy
Alumni Recreation Center, Siena College, Loudonville, NY

New York Catholic Chorale
The angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people."